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  • White House plans more transfers from Guantanamo prison

    White House plans more transfers from Guantanamo prison
    The White House is making plans to transfer more detainees from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay despite the mounting political furor over the exchange of five Taliban prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, officials said Tuesday. Caitlin...
  • Illinois colleague expects Roskam to run for whip job

    Illinois colleague expects Roskam to run for whip job
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Peter Roskam is likely to run for the third-ranking spot in GOP House leadership, according to Rep. Randy Hultgren, one of his Illinois colleagues. “He’s letting people know that if there’s an opening for the...
  • Eric Cantor loss has Republican leadership scrambling

    Eric Cantor loss has Republican leadership scrambling
    Republican lawmakers are scrambling to identify the party's future leaders after the shock primary election defeat of Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives, by a politcal rookie backed by the Tea Party movement. It could take...
  • Race for Eric Cantor's House post may be between Californian, Texan

    Race for Eric Cantor's House post may be between Californian, Texan
    California and Texas bicker over so many things — who has the better scenery, the better jobs, the better quality of life. Now, the quarrel between the most and second-most populous states is shifting to a bare-knuckle battle over who can claim...
  • Sessions drops out of GOP leadership race, clearing way for McCarthy

    Sessions drops out of GOP leadership race, clearing way for McCarthy
    The last remaining major rival to Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy in the race for House majority leader dropped out of contention late Thursday, clearing the way for the conservative from Bakersfield to assume the House’s second-ranking position....
  • Tammy Duckworth pregnant, expecting girl in December

    Tammy Duckworth pregnant, expecting girl in December
    Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois congresswoman and Iraq War amputee, announced Monday that she is pregnant and is due in early December. Duckworth, 46, a Democrat from Hoffman Estates running for her second term in the House, is expecting a girl,...
  • Open Thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Republicans gaining traction in push to turn Silicon Valley red

    When overworked Silicon Valley innovators retreated to the Nevada desert a week ago for the annual Burning Man festival, some met an unexpected reveler. There, among the drug-infused performance art, stood a buttoned-down policy wonk from Washington...
  • Roskam ethics review extended

    Roskam ethics review extended
     WASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee said today it would continue its review of a $25,000-plus trip to Taiwan taken by Rep. Peter Roskam and his wife in 2011. Roskam, 51, a Wheaton Republican who entered Congress in 2007,  ranks No. 4 in his...
  • GOP leader's resignation spotlights schism

    GOP leader's resignation spotlights schism
    Pat Brady’s resignation Tuesday as chairman of the state’s Republican Party was a move months in the making, an effort to leave on his own terms rather than being ousted for his support of gay marriage. But in leaving the post, effective...
  • Quinn, Emanuel stump for immigration reform

    Quinn, Emanuel stump for immigration reform
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn joined labor and religious leaders at a Saturday morning demonstration calling for revised immigration laws. Dozens gathered in Union Park on the Near West Side for the rally, held as part of a series of similar...